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Maternity & Nursing Advice

Being pregnant is the most exciting yet worrying time. Let us help make your day a little easier with some helpful tips from real mums – they really have seen it and done it all!

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Changing Relationships after your First Baby

Written by Holly from Little Pickle’s Mom Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/littlepicklemom Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/littlepicklemom Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/littlepicklemom It’s the thing you’ll get told countless times during your first pregnancy, and you’ll spend months trying to prepare yourself for it, but life really does change when you become a parent. I thought I was ready…

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Reusable Cloth Nappies

By Katie Atkinson from Gold Dust Prior to having my little girl I hadn’t considered anything other than disposable nappies. If it wasn’t for having a newborn trial pack of reusable pop-in nappies, I probably wouldn’t have thought twice. But here we are, almost 9 months down the line and…

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Bonding with your Baby

A Personal Experience By Kirsty McManus from Life With Boys During pregnancy, we all have a preconceived idea of what life with a new baby will be like. Child-birth should have been a heart warming experience. The midwife should have placed my son in my arms and I should have…

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What to Eat (and Not Eat) when you are Pregnant

During pregnancy, a few things will stress you out…but eating should not be one of them!  Unfortunately, much of the well-meaning advice you receive from friends and family is based on popular old wives’ tales and is enough to confuse anyone. This article is designed to dispel the rumours and…

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Life After a Traumatic Birth

Written by Susanne Remic from Ghost Writer Mummy When you’re pregnant, there’s no shortage of anecdotes, advice and ‘top tips’ to help you through each trimester. What to eat, wear…even what to name your baby. And there’s plenty of information on the birth too. Expect it to hurt, but expect…

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What New Mums REALLY Need

Written by Georgina Clarke Becoming a new Mum for the first time can be extremely overwhelming at the best of times. You want to feel prepared and have everything that you could ever need for your newborn. But how can you know exactly how much and of what are necessities?…

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How to Manage Stretch Marks with Nutrition

Advice written especially for you and us by Rosie Letts – discover the best food to eat when pregnant to help minimise and prevent stretch marks from our favourite Pregnancy and Fertility nutritionist. www.bumpandbeyondnutrition.com We all dread them…and yet we are told there is nothing we can do about them!…

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Emotional Well Being After Birth

Written by Holly from Little Pickle’s Mom Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/littlepicklemom Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/littlepicklemom Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/littlepicklemom After being diagnosed with antenatal depression during my pregnancy, I knew how important looking after my emotional well being after birth. I desperately didn’t want to reach the excruciating lows I’d experienced in my third trimester. Whilst…

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Managing Morning Sickness with Nutrition

Advice written especially for you and us by Rosie Letts – discover the best food to eat when pregnant from our favourite Pregnancy and Fertility nutritionist. www.bumpandbeyondnutrition.com It is believed that morning sickness affects eight out of ten pregnant women. While some women are physically sick, others feel nauseous and…

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Nutritional Advice For Wellness In Your Fourth Trimester

Advice written especially for you and us by Rosie Letts – discover the best food to eat when pregnant from our favourite Pregnancy and Fertility nutritionist. www.bumpandbeyondnutrition.com As a new mother, you may be tempted to pay more attention to your baby’s wellbeing than your own, but the two are…

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Best Food to Eat when Pregnant

Advice written especially for you and us by Rosie Letts – discover the best food to eat when pregnant from our favourite Pregnancy and Fertility nutritionist. www.bumpandbeyondnutrition.com Early Pregnancy As your bump gets bigger, you will probably notice that your appetite also increases to ensure that you are getting enough…

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Things I have learnt since becoming a Mum…

1. That it doesn’t matter if your baby girl is dressed in a bright pink babygrow, sitting in a pink car seat and cuddling a pink teddy bear- you will get at least a couple of people come up and ask you ‘Is it a boy or a girl?’ 2….